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By Julia Karow

This article was originally published Nov. 5.

WASHINGTON, DC – Ion Torrent revealed some preliminary specs for its Personal Genome Sequencer, due to be launched later this year, as the Life Technologies business unit presented the instrument to potential customers at its booth at the American Society for Human Genetics meeting last week.

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Target enrichment has been a major driver behind the clinical adoption of next-generation sequencing (NGS) over the last decade because it simplifies analysis and provides a cost-effective method of massive parallel resequencing. It has not only replaced Sanger sequencing, but it is actively dispensing the need for parallel copy number variant (CNV) analysis using classic techniques.